Re: scrollback

Egor Egorov (
Sun, 27 Oct 1996 17:17:59 -0300 (GMT+3)

On Sat, 26 Oct 1996, Tam Ho wrote:

> Better yet, why not have it saved in a file?
> /var/run/scroolback/tty1, tty2, and so on...

No, it is not good. File is just like memory - don't forget - it is virtual,
so if scollback is not neede, it is in the swap. And, we cannot hardcode
scrollback place, on filesystem. So, scrollback has to be in memory.